A copper coin issued by King Philip II of Macedonia in the period 359-336 BC
Reference:Sear vol.2 p.620 no. 6696 but star under horse
Die axis: 12
Head of Apoll facing right hair bound with tainia
Naked youth on horse prancing to right, below horse a star
Philip II of Macedon was king of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC, he was the father of Alexander III ( the Great) and Philip III.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
18 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.942 g (Weight)
cf Sear vol.2 p.620 no. 6696 but star under horse
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.
[Book] Sear, David R. 1979. Greek Coins and Their Values, Asia and Africa. II., 620 Pages